Saint Abraham the Poor

woodcut of Saint Abrham the Poor, by Jan Adeler
Also known as

  • Abraham the Child
  • Abraham the Hermit

Memorial

Profile

Disciple of Saint Pachomius of Tabenna for 23 years. Lived 17 years as a cave hermit. His nicknames the poor and the child refer to his simple life and simple faith.

Born

Died

  • c.372 of natural causes

Canonized

Representation

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Abraham the Poor“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 October 2013. Web. 31 August 2014. <>